Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Foundation

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What is the Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Foundation course?

This Managing Successful Programmes Foundation course is a must if you are looking to develop your project management skills or kickstart your new career.

During the MSP qualification, you will learn about managing groups of projects using MSP® principles, processes and themes. You will also look at the MSP® framework, based on three core concepts.

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Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Training with Foundation Exam

Build your programme management skills to manage a group of project and execute business change with this MSP® training and Foundation exam

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Who is it for

Is the Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Foundation online course right for me?

The Managing Successful Programmes Foundation course is for individuals who are looking to gain industry renowned knowledge to manage effective programmes which align to their business strategies.

If you are looking to progress your project management career then this course will be well suited. We also recommend this course to:

  • Project and programmes managers who want to sharpen their skills.
  • Those aspiring to work in projects and programmes.


What job could I get with a Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Foundation qualification? ­­

The Managing Successful Programmes Foundation course will allow you to function in the following roles:

  • Programme Manager
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Programme Project Manager.

Why study with us

Why study the Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Foundation online course with e-Careers?

Programme management team members will:

  • Be better able to participate as a member of a programme change management project team.
  • Be better able to apply the MSP® framework to company projects, raising standards and success rates accordingly.
  • Be able to provide basic Managing Successful Projects guidance to colleagues or third parties.
  • Have the skills and experience required to work as part of a programme management team or secure a job elsewhere in the sector.

The MSP® Foundation level qualification is a mandatory requirement for professionals who want to extend their programme management knowledge and work towards the MSP® Practitioner certification.

Course Details

What are the Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Foundation online course modules?

  • MSP® Introduction and MSP® Overview
  • MSP® Frameworks and MSP® Concepts
  • Vision
  • Blueprint Design and Delivery
  • Defining a Programme
  • Planning and Control
  • Benefits Realisation Management
  • Organisation and the Programme Office
  • The Business Case
  • Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Managing the Tranches
  • Delivery the Capability and Realising the Benefits
  • Quality Management
  • Risk Management and Issue Resolution
  • Closing a Programme
  • Practical Work

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Foundation exams

The exam consists of the following:

  • Multiple choice
  • 75 questions
  • 60 minute’s duration
  • 50% needed to pass
  • Closed book

Although delivered online, the exam is overseen by a remote invigilator or proctor and you will have your knowledge of programme management techniques tested. This is to ensure that you understand the foundational principles of the Managing Successful Programmes framework and how they are applied in a corporate environment.

As this is a closed book exam, you will need to be fully briefed in MSP® Foundation level concepts.

What does the Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Foundation online course cover?

The MSP® Foundation & MSP® Practitioner training should take you around 20 hours to complete, however we will give you six months’ access to the course content so you can finish it in your own time.

The MSP® Foundation exam consists of 75 multiple choice questions, five of which help you familiarise yourself for the test. You then have an hour to answer the remaining 70 questions, of which you must get at least 35 correct for a score of 50% or higher.

After scoring at least 35 marks, you will get instant confirmation of your Managing Successful Programmes Foundation qualification. Armed with the MSP® Foundation certificate, you can open up new career opportunities and prove your project management knowledge.

The MSP® courses on this page are offered by Spoce ATO of AXELOS Limited. MSP® is a registered trademark of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

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